Articles tagged: Development
EMPOWERING YOUTH TO DREAM “WILL CREATE A BETTER LEBANON”
Lebanese teen Jancett Jarkas has realised a lifelong creative dream, but only after facing her biggest fears. She is one of many emerging young leaders finding confidence to move forward through an innovative game called TWiLY Business that teaches business development, and which has been shared on the SAT-7 show Expert Advice.
SAT-7’S POWER TO BYPASS LOCKDOWN OPENS NEW PARTNERSHIPS
During COVID-19 lockdowns, SAT-7’s ability to resource and encourage viewers in their own homes became vital as on-the-ground organisations were forced to scale back. Nicoletta Michael, SAT-7’s Development Manager, shares how new partnerships have developed and how working together can maximise the impact of all.
REFUGEE CENTRE REVEALS INCREDIBLE RESULTS
The Cultural Heritage and Interactive Learning Development (CHILD) Centre in Lebanon was launched as an alternative learning facility for Syrian refugee children. One of the aims of the centre was to help measure the impact SAT-7’s educational programming had on children who were watching. As the project came to a close, the results showed that the children had made significant progress in many areas.
SAT-7 ACADEMY CHANGES TO WIDEN VIEWERSHIP
A strategic change of direction is being implemented for SAT-7’s educational channel, SAT-7 ACADEMY. The steps are being taken mainly in response to a viewer survey carried out during the channel’s first year of being on-air.
A HANDS-ON APPROACH TO CHANGING LIVES
As SAT-7’s educational shows provide more than a million children with a brighter future, a hands-on new project is planned to make the impact even greater. The new Social and Cultural Centre in Lebanon will offer a life-changing curriculum for refugee children, based around SAT-7 programming.
“I FELT STRONG”: EMPOWERING CHILDREN THROUGH EDUCATION
Alongside ACADEMY Channel Manager, Juliana Sfeir, colleague George Makeen is one of the driving forces behind SAT-7’s vision to help meet the educational needs of families in the Middle East.